在英文中，有許多有趣的常用語是以”Break”做開頭，”Break the ice”你或許猜得到是指破冰，但”Break a leg”可不是摔斷一條腿的意思喔！
Let’s talk的英文老師特地整理出了 9 組以”Break”做開頭的常用句，學會之後不但能讓你的對話內容更加豐富有內容，也不用擔心弄錯鬧出笑話來囉。
1.Break the news to someone
ex. The doctor had to break the news of Claire’s illness to her husband.
2. Break someone’s heart
ex. Joe’s heart broke when Jill refused to marry him.
3. Break a promise
ex. My brother broke his promise; he did not come to visit us this year.
4. Break a record
ex. he athlete broke a record in swimming which was held for ten years.
5. Break the rules
ex. Clyde has always been a rebel; he loves to break the rules.
6. Break a habit
ex. I found it very tough to quit smoking; it’s hard to break a habit that is so old.
7. Break the ice
ex. If you feel uncomfortable at the party try to break the ice by cracking a good joke.
8. Break a leg
ex. I heard that you are participating in a dance competition, break a leg.
9. Break free
ex. We need to break free from these old fashioned ways of thinking.